A grand jury announced that Officer Brett Hankison was charged with three counts of wanton endangerment in connection in the police killing of Breonna Taylor.
Amsterdam News editor Nayaba Arinde reflect on 9/11
From portraying the kicking-in-the-doors Thurgood Marshall to the fictional, yet powerful T’Challa from Wakanda, the beloved actor Chadwick Boseman grabbed international attention.
Namaste-ing all along the Black Lives Mural on Harriet Ross Tubman Avenue/Fulton Street, Bed Stuy, Brooklyn, the ladies and gents from Stacked Yoga brought their mats and bottled water to Sunday morning class on July 26
The family of stray-bullet-slain baby Davell Gardner had him funeralized on Monday, July 27, at Tabernacle Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Brooklyn.
“Cure violence is the solution,” A.T. Mitchell, CEO and founder of Man Up! Inc. told the Amsterdam News. “They can replace guns with jobs in these streets, and that would cut down the violence immediately.”
“They are not statistics, they are fathers, mothers, brothers, siblings, children, aunts and uncles, grandparents…”
Brooklyn teacher Samuel Adewumi told the Amsterdam News that he heard that someone called a Brooklyn testing location and, “They gave them an appointment in three weeks. You might not have three weeks to live if you are impacted by COVID-19. You won’t show up, because you would have passed.”
Actor Idris Elba, Brooklyn Assemblyman Charles Barron, the Brooklyn Nets’ Kevin Durant, Bronx City Councilmember Ritchie Torres, Afro jazz legend Manu Dibango—all just announced that they have been diagnosed with COVID-19. The global pandemic is hitting locally with 1,300 diagnosed in the city, and 23,000 in New York State with the death toll at 20 as of Wednesday afternoon, March 18.
At a lovely brownstone party Daily Challenge publisher Tom Watkins celebrated his 83rd birthday early with a host of family and friends in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020.
Great-great-great Hyacinth Bourne,103rd made her transition just one month after her 103rd birthday, in Bed Stuy Brooklyn on Sunday, 26th, January, 2020.